Dr. Aaron Johnson and I were students together at LSU and, coincidentally, we both ended up in St. Louis. He is a modern composer and a professor of Music at St. Louis University. Topics discussed: Art and Creativity The Life of a Modern Composer ???
Daniel is an old Army buddy of mine. I’ve known him longer than just about anyone in my life today (other than my family.) This is a wide-ranging conversation. An index might be helpful, but I’m trying to get this stuff posted right now. Maybe later… A couple of topics that I remember from the… Continue reading Sierzputowski Podcast
The Gist of the Series: If you’re a serious marimbist, the following query is for you: How well have you analyzed the range of motion for each joint in your hand, wrist, and arm? How well are you aware of the placement of your feet and your center of balance? How many hours have you… Continue reading The Eye of the Marimbist
[Click here for general instructions about how to use these Micro-etudes.] Here’s my first recording of this one. I practiced about 30 seconds, then made this 2-ish minute recording. I’ll now put it into my daily practice routine, then record it again when I get something I like. This will be the practice for all… Continue reading MMe0001